5801 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 773-702-8650
http://www.uchicago.edu collegeadmissions@uchicago.edu
About University of Chicago
  • Year of Foundation 1890
  • Size of Campus 211 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 4,671
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 49% 51% 77%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 34,005
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $65
  • Enrollment No. 5.063
Located in the community of Hyde Park on Chicago’s South Side, just 15 minutes from the city center, the University of Chicago is uniquely positioned to contribute to, and draw from, the strength and diversity of this world-class metropolis. We have also made an indelible mark on the world at large. Our faculty and students are pioneers, discoverers, teachers, scholars, and change agents. We ask tough questions, engage the world around us, and pursue knowledge with rigor because we believe in the transformative power of ideas.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian American Students for Christ, Bhav Bhakti Hindu Society, Buddhist Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christian Service Society, Hillel Student Steering Committee, Intervarsity Chri
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Club, Arab Union, Asian Students' Union, University of Chicago Italian Club, Celtic Society, Chicago Friends of Israel, Chinese Undergraduate Students' Association, Cultural Exchange Group, Hong Kong Students Associ
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Folk Festival, Kuviasungnerk (winter festival), Scavenger Hunt, Summer Breeze
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Number of sororities 4
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago (7), Chicago (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Chicago (7)
  • Distance to nearest bus Chicago (7)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, fraternity housing, apartments for married students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 7,600,347
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books 166,729
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 2,962,699
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 41,790
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums Smart Museum (modern art), Oriental Institute, Renaissance Society (art)
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 43,715
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Illiniois Institute of Technology)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Illinois Chicago)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis